Plants of the Castlemaine District

Round-leaf Flat-pea - native (Platylobium rotundum)

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Family: Fabaceae (Pea family).

Native of Australia.

A spreading plant that may cover many square metres. It is moderately common south of Castlemaine e.g. Fryers Ridge.


rotundum: almost circular.

VROTS: vulnerable.

This species was named and described in 2011, from a specimen growing along Swanky Gully Track in Humboldt.

Photos 1,2: Humboldt. 2: Regeneration after a bushfire.

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